John Vincent Hurt was born on 22 January 1940 (his age is 74 years old) in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. He was the child of Phyllis, a novice performing artist and engineer, and Arnould Herbert Hurt, a mathematician who turned into an Anglican priest and served as vicar of Shirebrook. Hurt’s father was additionally a vicar at St John’s Church in Sunderland. In 1937, he moved his family to Derbyshire, where he got to be Perpetual Curate of Holy Trinity Church. At the point when Hurt was five, his father turned into the vicar of St. Stephen’s Church in Woodville, Derbyshire, and stayed there until 1952. In 1945, Hurt’s father established first Woodville (St. Stephen’s) Scout Group, which is even now going todayHurt had a strict childhood; the family existed inverse a film, however he was not permitted to see movies there. He was likewise not allowed to blend with neighborhood kids on the grounds that his guardians saw them as “excessively regular”. At eight years old, Hurt was sent to the Anglican St Michael’s Preparatory School in Otford, Kent, where he in the long run created his energy for acting. He chose he needed to turn into a performing artist, and his first part was that of a young lady in a school creation of The Bluebird (L’oiseau Bleu) by Maurice Maeterlinck.
Hurt’s first film was The Wild and the Willing (1962), yet his first real part was as Richard Rich in A Man for All Seasons (1966). In 1971 he played Timothy Evans, who was hanged for homicides most likely dedicated by his landowner John Christie, in 10 Rillington Place, acquiring him his first BAFTA designation for Best Supporting actor. His depiction of Quentin Crisp in the 1975 TV play The Naked Civil Servant provided for him unmistakable quality and earned him the British Academy Television Award for Best actor. The accompanying year, Hurt played the Roman head Caligula in the BBC show serial, I, Claudius. In 1978 he showed up in Midnight Express, for which he won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA and was designated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting actor (the last of which he lost to Christopher Walken for his execution in The Deer Hunter). Damage voiced Hazel, the brave rabbit pioneer of his warren in the film adjustment of Watership Down and later played the real scalawag, General Woundwort, in the vivified TV arrangement form.
His parts at the end of the 1970s and the start of the 1980s included Kane, the noteworthy first casualty of the title animal in the film alien (a part which he repeated as a spoof in spaceballs); would-be symbolization school radical Scrawdyke in Little Malcolm; and “John” Merrick in the Joseph Merrick history The elephant man, for which he won an alternate BAFTA and was selected for a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best actor. In 1978 he loaned his voice to Ralph Bakshi’s energized film adjustment of Lord of the Rings, assuming the part of Aragorn. He likewise had a featuring part in Sam Peckinpah’s basically panned however reasonably fruitful last film, The Osterman Weekend (1983). Additionally in 1983 he featured as the Fool inverse Laurence Olivier’s King in King Lear. Hurt additionally showed up as Raskolnikov in the 1979 BBC TV smaller than expected arrangement adjustment of Crime and Punishment. In 2001, he played Mr. Ollivander, the wand-creator, in the first harry potter film, harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. He returned for the adjustment of harry potter and the Goblet of Fire, however his scenes in that film were cut. He additionally returned for harry potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2. In 1999, Hurt gave portrayal on the British musical gathering Art of Noise’s idea collection The Seduction of Claude Debuss. He also provided the voice of Kilgharrah in the BBC series merlin.
He is an average tall person who height is 5 feet 9 inches tall. His first wife was actress Annette Robertson, with whom he separated in 1964. In 1967, he started dating a French model named Marie-Lise Volpeliere-Pierrot. Then in 1990, he married his wide Joan Dalton, who was production assistant. His net worth is 20 million US dollars. He isn’t dead yet. To know more about him, you can read his Wikipedia or follow him on twitter.